Archie Rhys Griffiths (1902-1971)

Welsh painter born in Aberdare and brought up in Gorseinon, where he worked as a collier. Archie Griffiths attended Swansea School of Art and then went to the Royal College of Art, graduating in 1926. Much of his work during the 1920s and 30s depicts mining subjects, sometimes with biblical allusions.

Further reading

Peter Lord, 'The Construction and Destruction of Archie Rees Griffiths' in The Meaning of Pictures, pp. pp. 122-165 (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2009).

Peter Lord, The Visual Culture of Wales: Industrial Society (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1998).

Peter Lord, The Visual Culture of Wales: Industrial Society (CD-ROM) (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2000), Visual Journeys, The Swansea School.

Peter Lord, Winifred Coombe Tennant: a life through art (Aberystwyth: National Library of Wales, 2007).



Your search found 6 results.
 The Expulsion from Eden The Expulsion from Eden
artist: Archie Rhys Griffiths
1927
Unknown Location
 Miners Returning from Work Miners Returning from Work
artist: Archie Rhys Griffiths
1931
National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
  On the Coal Tips On the Coal Tips
artist: Archie Rhys Griffiths
about 1932
Private Collection
  Mural Mural
artist: Archie Rhys Griffiths
1932
Working Men's College, Camden Town
  Jesus is Nailed to the Cross    from    Stations of the Cross Jesus is Nailed to the Cross
from Stations of the Cross

artist: Archie Rhys Griffiths
1960s
Church of St Martin, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire
nave
  Jesus is Stripped of His Garments    from    Stations of the Cross Jesus is Stripped of His Garments
from Stations of the Cross

artist: Archie Rhys Griffiths
1960s
Church of St Martin, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire
nave




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